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French tourist’s drone lands him 8 years in jail

French tourist’s drone lands him 8 years in jail

A French tourist will spend years in an Iranian prison after a recreational drone flight saw him charged with spying offences. A French tourist has been sentenced to more than eight years in a notorious Iranian prison after he was arrested on spying charges, all because of a drone flight. Benjamin Briere, 36, was arrested in May 2020 after taking pictures in a national park near the Iran-Turkmenistan border with a recreational drone. This week, the Frenchman was sentenced to eight years in prison and was handed […]

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Entomologists From Rentokil North America Make 2021 Pest Predictions – PCT

Entomologists From Rentokil North America Make 2021 Pest Predictions - PCT

READING, Pa. – As if 2020 didn’t present enough challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 could be a banner year for pests around the country.   To help residents prepare for 2021, entomologists from Rentokil and its family of pest control providers used field knowledge and data to provide their predictions for pests in the upcoming year.   Rodents, Rodents Everywhere With shutdowns across the country, it’s no surprise that rodents are on the rise nationwide. Empty buildings, the scarcity of food and warmer winters have combined […]

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